• Ally Koss
    The NHL has been bringing hockey outdoors on new year’s day for the last 11 year...
    Dec 6th, 2018
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    Just recently, the hockey world lost a legend in the form of Stan Mikita, a Slovak-Can...
    Aug 16th, 2018
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    Ed note: Over the summer, we’ll look at the best players that likely have played...
    Jul 19th, 2018
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  • John van der Woude
    Ed note: Over the summer, we’ll look at the best players that likely have played...
    Jul 5th, 2018
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All our posts, in chronological order
If, you know, you want to read them in order.
By JVDW
32 Comments
Feb 1st, 2012
In 11th place, we’re heading back to the province of Alberta. But unlike the 13th placed Flames, in which I spilled my heart and allegiances to ...
By JVDW
33 Comments
Jan 27th, 2012
First of all, I apologize for the gap between this post and the last one. But I hope that, like Heinz ketchup, the anticipation is worth it. The Origin...
By JVDW
33 Comments
Jan 18th, 2012
Let me preface the Flames’ entry in the BTLNHL with a little something. I am a Canucks fan. I generally dislike anything to do with the Flames, a...
By JVDW
24 Comments
Jan 11th, 2012
Bob: Okay, we’ve got this hockey team, and we have to make a logo for them. Any ideas? Lucy: What’s the team called? Bob: The Buffalo Sabre...
By JVDW
21 Comments
Jan 4th, 2012
The second Canadian team in the BTLNHL countdown is the Winnipeg Jets, coming in smack-dab in the middle, at #15. It’s also the last team in the ...
By JVDW
12 Comments
Jan 1st, 2012
As a special post to commemorate the best hockey game, aesthetically speaking, during the regular season, regardless of whose playing, here’s a p...
By JVDW
31 Comments
Dec 29th, 2011
In the last BTLNHL post, I argued the New Jersey Devils were being clever with their logo, but ended up being a little bit cheesy. The Minnesota Wild a...
By JVDW
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Dec 24th, 2011
As a special treat for the holidays, here’s a couple videos for you to be amused by, one featuring the San Jose Sharks and one by the Chicago Bla...
By JVDW
29 Comments
Dec 23rd, 2011
With all my preaching of simplicity and refinement in the logo design of NHL teams, I might be accused of being a hypocrite, ranking the New Jersey Dev...
By JVDW
13 Comments
Dec 19th, 2011
Question. What is the ultimate predator? According to Animal Planet, it’s the Great White Shark. Unfortunately, for naming an NHL team, that mon...